Forget about going online to shop at Toys ‘R Us, the website is done and stores will be closing soon. Toys ‘R Us locations in our region will be shutting their doors for good and the website has been taken offline. Customers are now taken to another website that discusses details of the liquidation sale.
Ocean City has scheduled a town hall meeting to discuss a dredging program next month. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the meeting will be held on April 28th at the Ocean City Tabernacle. City officials will discuss this year’s dredging plan and long-term initiatives.
Cape May County Freeholders formally adopted a new budget during its meeting this week. The new spending plan totals $152.6 million and represents a slight increase over last year’s spending plan. The County tax rate is expected to go up slightly over a half penny.
Yet another closure for the beleaguered Townsend’s Inlet Bridge between Avalon and Sea Isle City. County officials announced that the bridge will close on Monday morning and remain closed for about three weeks as a railing system is replaced adjacent to the movable span. The bridge has undergone railing replacement work for the past few…
Some Ocean City High School sports stars have picked colleges to continue their academic and athletic careers. Football star Harry Pfeifle will play at Farleigh Dickinson-Florham; runner Mickey Baker will continue her career at Monmouth; lacrosse star Danielle Donoghue will play in two years at Mount Saint Mary’s, and soccer stair Josiah Nistorenko will play…
New Jersey State Police in South Jersey say they nabbed five juveniles who were caught on film damaging some construction equipment in Atlantic County. Police say social media tips led police to all five suspects. Cops published a photo of the kids destroying the equipment two weeks ago.
Ike Gandy is the republican nominee to run for a seat on the Middle Township Committee in the fall. The Middle Township Regular Republican Organization met this week and picked Gandy to be the candidate. Gandy lives in Swainton and serves as a foreman in a carpenters’ union.
A 55 year old attorney from Toms River will spend the next 26 years of his life in prison for stealing $1.5 million from his clients. State officials say Joseph Talafous stole money from the elderly, ripping off the funds from estates and investment accounts.
Electric rates are going up in Vineland. Vineland has its own power company and is not part of Atlantic City Electric. The Daily Journal reports that increases are scheduled to take effect on April 1st; many residents will experience a ten dollar increase in rates every month; a slightly higher charge can be expected in…
The popular Jim’s Lunch eatery in Millville cleaned out its equipment before a neighboring building was demolished, just in case something went horribly wrong. City officials plan to knock down a building that shares a wall with the legendary eatery due to unsafe conditions. The Millville Commission will meet Tuesday night and address the issue.